Unitized facades

Design, Logistics and Installation

To understand the UK construction market the different set-ups in the UK contract system will be explained. Different projects need different project partners in terms of size, and capability. The construction players in the UK and their way of interaction will be explained. Office buildings with their envelope and residential buildings with their envelope ist the key differentiation in the facade business in the UK. It will be shown where the various facades types are used. Also in the UK the thermal performance of a building has a very high rating. So the solid area of the facades increases. The different all build up´s will be explained. In particular the tzwo main unitized facade types used in the UK will be explained in detail.

Objective of the seminar

With this seminar the participants will get a good overview about the UK construction market in general and the facade market in detail. The designer has to be familiar with the construction environment and habits in the UK before starting with the design for a facade.


  • UK habits, building regulations, explanation of the UK construction industry
  • Unitized facade design in the UK
  • Case studies of unitized facades in the UK
  • Interactive discussion, knowledge and experience exchange

Target groups

  • Facade manufacturers
  • persons in charge of the installation services
  • project manager


  • Lecture
  • Interaction with participants


Gerd Hönicke

Gerd Hönicke
hoenicke envelope


Day: 28.10.2021
Time: 09.30 bis 16.45
Entrance: 30 minutes before the event starts

Registration deadline - 28 September 2021

The seminar requires a minimum of 8 participants. If this number is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the seminar. In this case you will be informed 3 weeks before the event.


ift Rosenheim
Training facilities (main entrance)
Theodor-Gietl-Straße 7-9
83026 Rosenheim

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435.00 € plus VAT

The fee includes the certificate of participation. The conditions of participation of the ift Academy apply. These can be found in the online registration form.

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